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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Large enough to be noticed or considered important. Enough to be estimated or measured.

Usage examples (33)
  • Since the law changed, I have seen an appreciable reduction in cell phone use while driving.
  • appreciable amounts of noxious wastes are dumped into the harbor
  • 3He can be produced in appreciable amounts in nuclear reactors.
  • The report says an "appreciable" percentage of funds accruing from lotteries and gambling should be used for the government's for more
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